MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 50,880 this week

Bacon Grabbers (1929)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 377 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

Stan & Ollie find work as debt collectors. Their first assignment is to collect a late payment on a radio set. The owner refuses to pay the debt, so Stan & Ollie decide to reclaim the set. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(titles)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 106 titles
created 02 Aug 2011
 
a list of 658 titles
created 18 Oct 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 10 Jun 2012
 
DVD
a list of 90 titles
created 18 Nov 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Bacon Grabbers" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bacon Grabbers (1929)

Bacon Grabbers (1929) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bacon Grabbers.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Duck Soup (1927)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Pursued by forest rangers who want to press them into fire-fighting duty, Stanley and Oliver hide in the home of a big-game hunter who has just left town. When they find out that the ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James A. Marcus
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Leaving the dentist's office, where Hardy's teeth have been extracted by mistake, the boys, still under the influence of laughing gas, meet up with a traffic cop (Kennedy) and cause a huge ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Bruckman
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Short | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies, leaving a large estate. But when he and ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Stan is young sailor whose girl gets kidnapped by rough sea captain. Stan dresses in drag and seduces the captain and the captain's wife catches him. Stan and his girl beat a hasty retreat ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Viola Richard
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Neglected by her husband, our heroine decides to make him jealous by getting the handyman to play a literary genius at a party and flirt with her.

Director: Fred Guiol
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Priscilla Dean
Pardon Us (1931)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

It's Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman. In prison, Stan's loose tooth keeps getting him in trouble, because it ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, June Marlowe
Angora Love (1929)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat, whose noise and aroma in turn get the goat of their suspicious landlord. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free-for-all.

Director: Lewis R. Foster
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard
Sugar Daddies (1927)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Rich oil tycoon (Finlayson) awakens one morning, after a night of carousing, to be told that he was married the night before. His lawyer (Laurel) is called in to straighten things out when ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Guiol, Leo McCarey
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson
Helpmates (1932)
Certificate: Passed Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Oliver's house is in a shambles after a wild party, and his wife is due home at noon. He calls Stanley to help him fix the place up, and the typical catastrophies ensue. Somehow, however, ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Bob Callahan
Two Tars (1928)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy
Wrong Again (1929)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Among the horses stable hands Stanley and Oliver are tending is a thoroughbred named "Blue Boy." But when they overhear two men talking about a $5000 reward for the return of the stolen "... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Harry Bernard
Habeas Corpus (1928)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Loony scientist (Carle) hires Laurel and Hardy to raid the cemetery to keep him supplied with dead bodies for his experiments.

Directors: James Parrott, Leo McCarey
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Richard Carle
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Stan (process server)
...
Oliver (process server)
Edgar Kennedy ...
Collis P. Kennedy
...
Mrs. Kennedy
Harry Bernard ...
Cop
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Baker ...
Sheriff
Bobby Dunn
Charlie Hall ...
Truck driver
Sam Lufkin ...
Man in sheriff's office
Edit

Storyline

Stan & Ollie find work as debt collectors. Their first assignment is to collect a late payment on a radio set. The owner refuses to pay the debt, so Stan & Ollie decide to reclaim the set. The owner will not let the duo in to reclaim the radio, and a fight breaks out as Stan & Ollie try to break in while the owner tries his hardest to keep them out. Written by Andy Davidson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gli acchiappamosche  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The Crazy World of Laurel and Hardy (1966) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Destruction
8 October 2005 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

This was the 25th short as a team. I'm only now dipping into Laurel and Hardy in a serious way, but the whole 20 year collaboration seems to be based on two things: the comedy of destruction, and a sort of flummoxed humiliation.

We laugh at both, but it is the destruction (or sometimes a chase) that makes the best stories for these guys.

We see a door and we know they will do everything to that door that they can imagine. All the comic possibilities are exhausted. We see a ladder and know that clever minds will invent dozens of gags to surround it.

If there is a radio involved, and we know that each event increases the value of the thing, that it will be destroyed.

This was made the same year as "Big Business: which was the high point of the destructive model. Nothing so extreme here, but you can see how they think.

Ted's Evaluation -- 2 of 3: Has some interesting elements.


4 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Bacon Grabbers (1929) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?